A Non-Profit, No-Kill Cat and Dog Rescue in Frederick MD


Consider Donating to the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County Your contribution goes directly to helping hundreds of our animals.

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Adopt a Cat or Dog from Animal Welfare League of Frederick County There are many animals waiting for their forever home.

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Volunteer with the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County Volunteering is one of the best ways to help our fur friends.

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News and Happenings

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Please consider using the links below during the shopping season. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County. Thank You!

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Barnes & Noble Gift Wrap Fundraiser

Barnes & Noble Gift Wrap Fundraiser
Saturday, December 20th

This holiday season, wrap up and give back! For a donation, your holiday gifts will be beautifully wrapped. Proceeds will benefit the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County.

Stocking Sale Fundraiser

Annual Christmas Stocking Sale

For $20 each you can purchase an overstuffed stocking for dogs or cats that include Holistic food, Treats, toys and other surprises!

You may purchase/pick up your stocking at our Eastgate Office while supplies last on Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm - 4pm.
1202 E. Patrick Street, Ste 13A, Frederick MD 21701

Click here for a printable flyer to share!
Candle Sale Fundraiser

Whiskey Bottom Candle Fundraiser!

Do your Christmas shopping and benefit AWLFC at the same time!

Purchase Whiskey Bottom Candles through the AWLFC fundraiser and proceeds benefit our animals in need. Deadline to order is December 20th and candles will be available on December 23rd.

Choose from the following Scents:

  • Bonfire
  • Cranberry Smash
  • Deck The Halls
  • Dixie Cider
  • Harvest Moon
  • Hot Tottie
  • Love Potion
  • Mulled Wine
  • Spiced Orange
  • Wild Berry Sage

12oz wine bottle candles are $29.68 each. Checks can be made out to AWLFC and dropped off at our Eastgate Location during our weekend adoption hours or mailed to us at:
Animal Welfare League
1202 East Patrick St. Suite 13A
Frederick, MD 21701.

Please be sure indicate which candle(s) you would like.

Spay/Neuter Clinic

Spay/Neuter Clinic - January 9, 2015

Our next clinic will be held January 9, 2015 for those needing financial assistance to get their cats sterilized and vaccinated.

Fees are spay: $70, neuter: $60, pain medication: $10; rabies vaccination: $10, distemper: $15.

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